Can You Hear Me Now?

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Can You Hear
Me Now?

A homily preached by
Rev. Ginger E. Gaines-Cirelli at Foundry UMC, March 8, 2015, the third Sunday
in Lent.

Text:  Genesis 37:2-24 (selected verses)                                            

“Can you hear me now?” As we
explore the lost connections in our lives during this Lenten season, this
now-familiar question from our pop-cultural lexicon calls to mind all the
things that get in the way of hearing one another.  The list is long:  different languages, cultural perspectives,
stress, assumptions and expectations, projection, prejudice, politics,
“trigg [...]